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Wondering of buying HTC’s lower priced Windows Phone 8S? Well there’s some bad news. While everybody is still waiting pricing and availability around the globe, HTC announced that they won’t bring Windows Phone 8S to US. Company didn’t tell specific reason why they won’t make it available in US, but it’s believed that company wants to concentrate to it’s high-end Windows Phone 8X.
Here is HTC’s statement:
“The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless in the U.S. With our focus on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, the Windows Phone 8S is not currently planned for distribution in the U.S. market.”
HTC and Apple released a statement detailing 10 years settlement between them. This is great news for both of them, and also for patent wars over technology markets. As for HTC and Apple, they’ve made it clear that now both camps can concentrate on product innovation for a long time. The global settlement which takes them both out of the battlefield for a whole ten years. The agreement they’ve made, affects on all patents, current and future.
HTC and Apple have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a ten-year license agreement. The license at hand extends to current and future patents held by both parties. The terms of the settlement are confidential.
“HTC is pleased to have resolved its dispute with Apple, so HTC can focus on innovation instead of litigation,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC.
“We are glad to have reached a settlement with HTC,” said Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. “We will continue to stay laser focused on product innovation.”
There’s no word yet how this agreement will affect on other patent wars out there, including Samsung, LG, Microsoft and others. as always TonisTechBlog will keep you up to date on this one.